Research Audiologist Emeritus, (Audiology Unit)
Carmen Brewer, Ph.D., received a B.A. from Rutgers University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Audiology and Hearing Science from the University of Maryland. Dr. Brewer began her career as a clinical fellow in Audiology at the Washington Hospital Center, and eventually became Director of the Hearing and Speech Center. During her tenure at Washington Hospital Center, she gained considerable experience in the audiologic assessment and rehabilitation of adult patients of all ages, developed and implemented a newborn hearing screening program, developed community outreach programs, and administered a comprehensive audiology and speech pathology program. In 2002, Dr. Brewer moved to the NIDCD, where she became chief of the Audiology Unit. In this role, she expanded the Audiology Unit’s research productivity and developed a comprehensive mentoring program. Dr. Brewer retired in 2022.